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Red's Eats

41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
+1 207-882-6128
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster meat” (158 reviews)
“onion rings” (88 reviews)
“fried zucchini” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
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Reviewed today

There is a long wait, about an hour standing in line.you r served water , watermelon and given an umbrella while u r waiting. Great experience, that we talk about.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed yesterday

This was our first time visiting Maine and several people told us we had to try a lobster roll at Red's Eats. What they didn't tell us is that it is literally a shack on a busy road with limited seating. We actually found this...More

Thank debrap729
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped on our way up to Bar Harbor for lunch. Waited more than an hour in line. Fried scallops were amazing. Best we ordered. Fried zucchini had a unique blue cheese sauce. Cocktail sauce was also delicious. Lobster roll was expensive & was just meat...More

Thank H00sierFan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our daughter ate there last year & couldn’t wait to take me this year on our annual Maine Vaca. She knew the routine so that was helpful. Here’s the secret...get in line early. They open at 11:30, so be in line 30 mins early. It...More

Thank GinaP103
Reviewed yesterday

Best Lobster roll I've ever had in my life! Totally worth the hour wait in line that extend down the block and around the corner. One of the employees even came out to serve water to us waiting. My hubby had the fish and he...More

Thank Nichelle I
Reviewed 2 days ago

On our way to Booth Bay Harbor, we passed this eatery and the line was around the corner. Amazing to us as it is a little corner road side stand. On our way back from Booth Bay, we stopped around 5pm and there was no...More

Thank Anthony L
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Anthony L, We're so happy that you enjoyed Red's Eats!! We really appreciate your review and hope to see you again...and again!! Best wishes!

Reviewed 5 days ago

A passenger on the plane recommended to us. We are so glad we stopped. The line was all the way down the sidewalk...we waited about 45 minutes and it was so worth it! Coming from Florida we did not know what to expect but the...More

Thank D T
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much! We're so happy that you enjoyed Red's Eats!! We also appreciate you letting us be a small part of your Maine vacation!! Enjoy our beautiful state and hope to see you again!! Best Always!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So when planning our trip, Reds was number one on places my boyfriend wanted to eat... we watched a few videos about it and couldn’t believe the amount of lobstah in this roll. It’s totally true... with nothing on it, just a side of melted...More

Thank Stephanie B
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Stephanie, Thank you both for visiting Red's Eats!! We truly appreciate your visit and your review! Stay well!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited Wiscasset Maine at least a half dozen times but have never eaten at the famous Red’s Eats. The lines were so long, I figured it was too tourist-y and over-hyped. On a recent trip in early June we were in town just...More

1  Thank joellen0713
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear joellen0713....We're SO happy that you've finally had a chance to visit us at Red's Eats!! So thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed our signature sandwich....our lobster roll with Kate's Maine butter!! I hope that you'll visit us again....and again! Thanks so much!! Our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been vacationing in Maine for 26 years and had never eaten at Red's. We have passed it many times and observed the long line, we have read the reviews and the articles so this time we decided to take the plunge. It was...More

Thank MeridenTravelers
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MeridenTravelers, Thank you for making your visit to Red's Eats. We are happy that you had a chance to visit and we appreciate it! You are certainly correct.....we take great pride in all the food we serve. Proudly serving local items....from our seafood to...More

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Questions & Answers
19 June 2018|
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Response from Raymond R | Reviewed this property |
Why would you want them to? They are a tiny little shack on the side of the road with generous lobsters rolls. That's their charm and their differentiator respectively. If you just want fresh Maine lobsters shipped to... More
Robert W
16 September 2017|
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Response from Deborah G | Property representative |
Yes....we will be open! Columbus Day is typically our last day of business, but if the weather cooperates, we'll stay open a few days longer. Please call us if it is after Columbus Day. 207-882-6128 Best wishes!!
24 July 2017|
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Response from Deborah G | Property representative |
Dear Renegade2, I am sorry that we do not ship. I would recommend Atlantic Edge Lobster in Boothbay Harbor for shipping. Ed has fabulous lobster, cooked to perfection, and I've used them to ship for guests in the past... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Wiscasset
  • Phone Number: +1 207-882-6128
Home of Maine's #1 Lobster Roll!! Proudly serving fresh, local seafood, burgers, steaks, chicken, hotdogs, onion rings, deep fried zucchini, homemade gluten free breads, whoopie pies, blueberry cake, Green Bee Honey Sodas, Round Top ice cream and much more! Outdoor seating at the edge of the beautiful Sheepscot River.
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